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Match Preview: Edinburgh Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2023-03-04

Ireland face a trip to Edinburgh next week looking to complete the fourth leg of a Grand Slam. But this week, it's Leinster's turn to visit "Auld Reekie" looking to secure first place in the table.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Dragons

by Jim O'Connor, 2023-02-18

Three weeks can be a long time in rugby!

Back when we were looking forward to Leinster's game against Cardiff, there was actually a bit of a feelgood vibe around Welsh rugby. Their messiah Warren Gatland was back and their normally lousy regional teams had an upturn in form. Sure things were a mess off the field with some horrendous workplace misconduct allegations against the WRU blazers and the contract situation with the players.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Cardiff Blues

by Jim O'Connor, 2023-01-27

There's one last Leinster game left before the start of the Six Nations. So it's probably a good time to reflect where Leinster and indeed Ireland are at since they are largely the same group of players.

Leinster have won all sixteen games so far this season. In Europe they had a perfect record of 20 points from 20 which earned them top seeds and means they won't have to leave Dublin in the knock-out stages. And they have done this with a lengthy injury record that has seen them do without key men like Johnny Sexton, Tadhg Furlong, Jason Jenkins, Robbie Henshaw and James Lowe for most of the European campaign.
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Match Preview: Leinster Rugby vs Racing 92

by Jim O'Connor, 2023-01-20

It's time for the traditional Christmas Aviva game!!! In January!

To be fair, Gloucester at home in December would have been a hard sell and it would have been especially grim watching Leinster take on their B side in a half empty stadium. So it was understandable that Leinster plumped for the Racing game in the Aviva even if it meant losing the pre-Christmas crowd.
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Match Preview: Gloucester Rugby Rugby vs Leinster Rugby

by Jim O'Connor, 2023-01-13

Leinster are back in European action this week and they face an awkward trip to the South West of England.

Last week Leinster had some good preparation in a properly tough match. The Ospreys largely laid waste to the Leinster scrum and made their life a misery at the breakdown with the ageless Justin Tipuric giving a masterclass.
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